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A01747 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 11, 2021
          SMITH,  WALCZYK  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Govern-
          mental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to motorcycle profiling
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 839-a
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 839-a. Motorcycle profiling. 1. The municipal police training  coun-
     4  cil  shall  ensure  that  issues  related  to  motorcycle  profiling are
     5  addressed in basic law enforcement training and  offered  to  in-service
     6  law enforcement officers in conjunction with existing training regarding
     7  profiling.
     8    2.  Local  law  enforcement  agencies shall add a statement condemning
     9  motorcycle profiling to existing policies regarding profiling.
    10    3. For the purposes of this section, "motorcycle profiling" means  the
    11  illegal use of the fact that a person rides a motorcycle or wears motor-
    12  cycle-related  paraphernalia  as  a factor in deciding to stop and ques-
    13  tion, take enforcement action, arrest, or search  a  person  or  vehicle
    14  with  or  without  a legal basis under the United States constitution or
    15  New York state constitution.
    16    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    17  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    18  repeal  of  any rules or regulations necessary for the implementation of
    19  the foregoing provisions of this act on its effective date  are  author-
    20  ized  and  directed to be made and completed on or before such effective
    21  date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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